Summer, 2019, Wendy recently completed Barbara Kopple’s latest feature length doc “Desert One” which premiered at Toronto and is due to premiere in NYC at DOC NYC this November.
In the Spring, Wendy attended the premiere of “Ai Weiwei : Yours Truly” for the San Francisco International Film Festival.
Wendy at SFIFF with Ai Weiwei Yours Truly team
Wendy also attended this years Cannes Film Festival.
Wendy is currently working on scores for two upcoming Documentary films, along with preparing work later this year on an exciting feature length film for HBO.
Spring 2018, Wendy’s work on Walking Thunder : Ode to the African Elephant was completed. Wendy scored the 90 minute documentary, as well as Produced and Executive Produced the feature length Doc in an effort to contribute to the urgent topic of conservation and climate change.
On October 5, 2017 at the Emmys Ceremony at the Rose at Lincoln Center, Wendy’s work on the music for the Oscar winning feature Documentary The Girl in the River directed by Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy was honored with a nomination for music. The film won Best Documentary.
Exec Produced by Sheila Nevins and edited by Geof Bartz won an Oscar in 2016. Most importantly, it changed laws in Pakistan holding perpetrators responsible for their crimes. http://wpo.st/K7XH1.
On June 25, 2017 Wendy had the theatrical premiere of the feature film Lost in Florence which she composed the score for as well as being a Producer of the film. The Italian version of the film was shown at the Teatro della Campagnia in conjunction with the Tuscan Film Commission.The film, which had it’s US premiere earlier that year, is a romance shot entirely on location in Firenze with the finals of the ancient sport of Calcio Storico at the story’s core. Wendy composed the score as an homage to the city and people of Florence who have been a continual inspiration in her life and music for many years.
On August 19,2016 a historical concert was performed with full orchestra at Grand Performances in Downtown Los Angeles celebrating the top international women film composers, where Wendy’s Finale from “Love Walked in” was presented. With thanks to sponsors Alliance for Women Film Composers, Tony Scudellari, and Hans Zimmer, an unforgettable evening in an exquisite setting was performed to a full house celebrating and honoring women film composers contribution to the profession.
On April 30, 2016 Wendy gave a presentation about scoring films in Italian at NSJA a progressive International Arts Center in Florence, Italy.